•Read the article titled “Leading Change in Libraries: A Case Study”. Reflect on your academic career thus far. The decision to continue your formal education was a change that you implemented in your personal life. Whom did you place on your list as a guiding coalition and why? (Note: You do not have to list individual names. Substitute names for titles or positions are advised.) •It is important to build a guiding coalition for your change. Review the article titled “Creating Cultural Change in a 115-Year-Old R&D Organization”. How did the organization create a guiding coalition? Think about the change you are developing in your extended project. How will you create a guiding coalition? Who will you need to engage to ensure the change is successful? Why is it important for you to make them a part of your guiding coalition?
“Change and Management Styles”
Please respond to one (1) of the following:
•Think about two (2) organizations for which you have worked or were associated, or two (2) in which you are interested, or two (2) with which you are familiar. Analyze their organizational culture. Describe the significant differences in your leadership style as you implement the change in each organization. Explain how the differences in organizational culture would impact your leadership style. •View the video titled “John Kotter – Resistance to Change” (3 min 36 s) below. You may also view the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wdroj6F3VlQ. Conclude whether or not Kotter believes that all individuals who are resistant to change can gradually be “won over” in cases of significant change. Discuss the implications, according to Kotter, of resistance to the change process Reply Quote